The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PHP
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 21 22
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Permanent jobs citing PHP 9 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.92% 7.87% 6.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.11% 11.11% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 5
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.77% +63.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £28,700 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £55,000 £33,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 111 126 91
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 73.03% 70.79% 48.40%
Number of salaries quoted 107 116 61
Median salary £37,500 £31,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.04% -21.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £24,000 £26,041
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing PHP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Chester

PHP
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PHP in Chester.

Salary trend for PHP in Chester

PHP
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Chester over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PHP in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for PHP.

1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (60.00%) MySQL
2 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) MVC
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) Selenium
5 4 (26.67%) HTML5
6 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
6 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (20.00%) Laravel
6 3 (20.00%) Web Development
7 2 (13.33%) Subversion
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) SOAP
7 2 (13.33%) OO
7 2 (13.33%) XHTML
7 2 (13.33%) Behat
7 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (13.33%) Magento
7 2 (13.33%) RESTful
7 2 (13.33%) PHP 5
7 2 (13.33%) jQuery
7 2 (13.33%) WordPress
7 2 (13.33%) CSS3
7 2 (13.33%) User Experience

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) WordPress
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) MySQL
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) Subversion
4 1 (6.67%) Android Studio
4 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
4 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.67%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) PHP Developer
3 4 (26.67%) HTML CSS Developer
3 4 (26.67%) HTML Developer
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (13.33%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) HTML5
4 3 (20.00%) Laravel
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) Behat
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) React
5 2 (13.33%) RESTful
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) XHTML
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.67%) Android SDK
6 1 (6.67%) Angular 2
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
6 1 (6.67%) Node.js
6 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (6.67%) OO PHP
5 1 (6.67%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) PHP 5
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) ES6
4 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (6.67%) Python
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
1 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Xamarin
1 1 (6.67%) Zend
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